How to reduce maintenance cost the right way comes up a lot for our clients. Unfortunately, many organizations often have the goal of reducing maintenance cost. While the maintenance cost is an important long-term outcome of maintenance management, it should not be the main goal. If the reduction of maintenance cost is the main goal for maintenance, the organization is on the wrong track and will eventually fail.[Read more…]
The People Side of Maintenance
Managing maintenance is 90% about people and 10% about technology. Reliability and maintenance goals can be reached by focusing on behavior change in the organization. Work management, spare parts management, preventive maintenance and root cause failure analysis is about improving how people work in these processes.